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Flavor Flav: The Icon The Memoir

3.51  ·  Rating Details ·  39 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
From his twenty-five years as a member of one of the most influential hip hop groups of all time, to his career as a television personality, the word that best describes Flavor Flav is 'iconic.' Clock-wearing, colorful and sometimes controversial, William Drayton—known affectionately all around the world as simply 'Flav'—finally tells all.

In this compelling memoir, Flavor
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ebook, 244 pages
Published May 11th 2011 by Farrah Gray Publishing, Inc. (first published March 1st 2011)
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Miss Ryoko
Actual rating: 3.5

Oh lord, I do not even know where to begin. First and foremost, it should be known I love my man Flavor Flav! And when I found out that this book was written exactly the way he talks, I was so excited to read it. And quite frankly, that's why I liked it! I love the fact it was written in "Flav language." That fact that it wasn't written well made it really seem like you were just sitting down with Flav, talking to him about his life. I really liked that aspect of the book. But
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Ben Ronis
May 27, 2014 Ben Ronis rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book walks the reader through the iconic, Flavor Flav's life. It is an autobiography by Mr. Flavor Flav so his insights are interesting to say the least.

PROS: This book is a great, quick and easy, funny book. This humor is demonstrated as Mr. Flav describes anything from childhood stories to day to day activities. There was very little editing done to this book; this allows the reader to truly live life through the eyes of Flavor Flav. This little to no editing adds to the humor aspect beca
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Dirk
Mar 31, 2012 Dirk rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This book is the story of Flav's life, as told by Flav.

This story is remarkable in that it seems to be a reality-book. Is this a new genre? It seems that no heavy-handed editing took place, perhaps very little editing at all. This is reality reading.

The book suffers because Flav refuses to go into any subject in depth. And though I liked him before I read the first page, I grew to dislike him over the course of the book. His writing showed a level of self-absorption and an attitude towards his
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Rebecca Brown
Dec 25, 2011 Rebecca Brown rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed this book and in fact finished it in two sittings. I'm a fan from way back. It was easy to read and he writes the way he speaks so while I was reading I was able to picture him telling his story. I recommend this book to anyone who is a fan of Flavor, Public Enemy or simply interested in reading about a truly fascinating person.
Tasha
Dec 12, 2012 Tasha rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book is funny!!! He writes like he talks.
Leenda dela Luna
Started strong. Finished a little weak. I really enjoyed it - but probably because I met Flavor Flav when I bought the book.
Mischelle Andrade
Jun 17, 2014 Mischelle Andrade rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
You can tell he wrote this book.. lol I loved hearing about his life and his time doing flavor of love. Great book.
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